English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Sutton

Early-attested site in the Parish of Granby

Historical Forms

  • Suttun' 1235 Fees
  • Sotton 1284 FA 1290 Abbr
  • Sutton juxta Graneby 1301,1302,1330 Ass
  • Sutton neare Granby 1653 FF

Etymology

Sutton is Suttun '1235 Fees, Sotton 1284 FA, 1290 Abbr, Sutton juxta Graneby 1301, 1302, 1330Ass , Sutton neare Granby 1653FF . 'South farm,' v. suþ , tun . It is north of Granby and must have been so named because south of Elton.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Major Settlement